Placement Tests The New Inside Out QUICK and FULL placement tests have been designed to be used to analyse the English level of new students so they can be placed into groups corresponding to the six levels in the series. Students with no previous knowledge of English would not normally be required to take either test. The tests are provided as Word documents, allowing you to tailor them to your specific needs.
IELTS vocabulary - If you are new to IELTS you should understand that: vocabulary is 25% of your score in both writing and speaking both reading and listening also test your vocabulary What is the best way to learn IELTS vocabulary? Easy. Top 10 Ways to Remember the ABCs All this week some of the members of the Kid Blogger Network are sharing resources to keep kids learning while school is out. Whether your child has been busy learning letters all year or you’re just looking for some fun ways to expose your child to the alphabet,, this collection of activities should give you tons of ideas for helping kids remember the ABCs. Many of the ideas include a summer twist, but they could be used any time of the year. **This list is updated with new activities regularly.**
English Reading Comprehension Texts and Exercises by Really Learn English Jump to the List of Lessons Welcome to our Reading Comprehension section! To help you make the most of these lessons, make sure you study the Barriers to Study booklet first. It is available online, free of charge. Use a good and simple dictionary while reading and answering questions. Reading comprehension is an important skill, and it is not acquired by skimming over content and guessing the meanings of words and sentences.
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Learn with Play @ home: The A-Z of Learning Letters. 90+ ways to teach your child all about Letters. Letters are everywhere! It's no wonder that often long before children start school they will start talking about, noticing and questioning about letters. For parents, it can sometimes be hard to know when is the best time to start teaching your child about letters and how to go about it? Dialogues Here we are making available a collection of audio dialogues to enable teachers to help students develop their pronunciation. If you have teaching ideas for how to use these dialogues to develop your students' pronunciation, we would love to hear from you and publish your ideas on the site. To submit an idea If you would like to share a teaching idea for these materials please complete and submit this form
Collaborative Writing, Common Core, and ELLs Editor's note: This second post in a three-part series is adapted from the new book Navigating the Common Core With English-Language Learners by Larry Ferlazzo and his co-author Katie Hull Sypnieski, an English and ELL/ESL teacher in the Sacramento City Unified School District. Student collaboration is only mentioned in the writing standard related to using technology for developing and publishing writing, but that doesn't mean that it can't be an important strategy to help meet the standards in this domain. In addition to helping students develop the explicit academic knowledge listed in the standards, collaborative writing has been found to be particularly helpful (PDF) to English-language learners (ELLs) in lowering anxiety and increasing self-confidence and motivation. Storytelling
Free Online Reading Comprehension Exercises EnglishMaven Free online Reading Comprehension Exercises and Quizzes. We love reading comprehension. We think you do too. Speaking Actvities: Get Speaking task sheets for FCE, CAE, CPE, BEC, IELTS, BULATS Each week we publish a free, photocopiable Get Speaking Task Sheet. To download and try this week's speaking activities place your cursor over the link below. Right-click (Windows) or hold down the mouse button (Mac OS) and then choose Save Target As from the pop-up menu. In the Save As dialogue box, specify a name and location for the PDF file, and then click Save.